HR8244 is a giant star in the constellation of Piscis Austrinus.
HR8244 visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its reltive faintness, HR8244 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR8244:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR8244
HR8244 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR8244 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR8244 in the sky:
Visibility of HR8244 from your location
Today's HR8244 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR8244
The image below is a photograph of HR8244 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR8244 is 0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR8244 from the Sun and relative movement
HR8244 is distant 695.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR8244
HR8244 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR8244 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.